Compare armed forces

Alliance builder

Military power of Egypt & European Union EU

Egypt flag svg European Union EU flag svg

Egypt vs European Union EU

Show map
Egypt European Union EU

Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

More about Egypt military

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

If you want to check the comparison in terms of economic ratios check out CompareEconomy.com

Military expenditures

small flag EG EG small flag EU EU
Military budget: 6 billion $ 295.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0%

Military budget

small flag EG small flag EU
Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
More

Manpower

small flag EG EG small flag EU EU
Active personnel: 438,500 1,277,969
Reserve personnel: 479,000 1,687,132
Available for military: 41,157,220 92,594,951

Active

small flag EG small flag EU
Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
More

Land Forces

small flag EG EG small flag EU EU
Tanks: 3,789 4,244
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 29,371
Total artillery: 4,328 6,071
Self-propelled artillery: 889 1,869
Rocket artillery: 1,250 676

Tanks

tank svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
More

Air Forces

small flag EG EG small flag EU EU
Total aircraft: 1,103 5,460
Fighter aircraft: 44 445
Multirole aircraft: 278 885
Attack aircraft: 121 162
Helicopters: 310 2,398
UCAV (combat drone): 32 64

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 13,175 (USA)
More

Navy

small flag EG EG small flag EU EU
Total naval: 193 1,306
Aircraftcarriers: 2 7
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 14 68
Corvettes: 7 23
Submarines: 8 48

Total naval

ship svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
More

Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

European Union EU

Data not available

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

European Union EU

Data not available